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  • Australians downloading 1.7 exabytes a month

    The first of a new series of reports from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) detailing Internet usage confirms that downloads are continuing to soar. In the three months ended 31 December, Australians downloaded 5,061,987 terabytes of data according to figures compiled by the ACCC.

  • ABS to host 2021 Census on AWS

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that the online component of the 2021 Census will be hosted on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud.

  • ACCC prepares to gather more NBN data from telcos

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued new rules for Internet service providers (ISPs) that will require them to periodically hand over to the ACCC a range of data relating to services on their networks.

  • Growth of mobile downloads outstrips fixed line, ABS finds

    The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Australians’ appetite for Internet services reveal — unsurprisingly — that downloads continue to soar, reaching more than 4.08 exabytes in the three months ending 30 June.